Fried Egg & Ham Open Face Sandwich With Arugula

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 10 mins

From Bobby Flay and Hellman's. Added and cleaned up the instructions. This is an open-faced sandwich.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut off the both long ends of ciabatta and slice in half lengthwise. Use the bottom half only and reserve the top half for later use.
  2. Brush the cut side of the bottom half of the bread with 2 tablespoons of the oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill on a grill pan, oil-side down, over high heat until lightly golden brown, about 20 seconds; or place the bread on a sheet pan, oil-side up and toast under the broiler until lightly golden brown, about 45-60 seconds.
  4. Whisk together lemon juice, zest, dijon mustard, mayonnaise, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl. Whisk in the 1/4 C canola oil or olive oil until combined.
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon of canola in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ham and cook about 1 minute.
  6. Gently crack the eggs onto the ham, season with salt and pepper and cover. Cook until the white is set and the yellow is slightly firm, about 2 to 4 minutes. The yolk should still be slightly runny.
  7. Place the toasted bread on a flat surface and spread with a few tablespoons of the dressing over the surface. Slide the cooked ham and egg over the ciabatta and top with the arugula. Drizzle with more of the lemon-chive dressing and serve immediately.
  8. Cut 4 slices.